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Chips, the War Dog (1990)
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Chips, the War Dog (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, misfits Danny Stauffer and Chips (a chicken-chasing German shepherd) are teamed up in the Army's "Dogs for Defense" program during WWII.
Plot: german shepherd, dog, animals, world war two, misfit, sergeant, dog actor, animal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and feel good films with plots about dog, adventure, friends, friendship, family, animal life and escapades mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Chips, the War Dog: Run, Joe, Run (1974), Max (2015), Smoke (1970), Miracle of the White Stallions (1963), A Dog's Way Home (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.
Plot: blindness, seeing eye dog, dog, obstacle, german shepherd, handicapped, political activism
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Run, Joe, Run (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Run, Joe, Run was a Saturday morning television program that aired on NBC from 1974 to 1976. It centered around Joe, a German Shepherd in the military's K-9 Corp., and his master, Sergeant Will Corey. One day, during training, Joe was falsely ...
Plot: on the run, dog, death sentence, dog training, human dog relationship, girl dog relationship, american soldier, runaway, flashback, dog actor, soldier, rescue ...
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Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, teenage life, adventure, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, iraq, california
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Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, farm, remarry, estrangement, animal life, teenage life, betrayal, family, coming of age, youth, adventure, stepfather stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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47%
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Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, horse, heroes, hopes, soldier, life is a bitch, against humanity, military, war, adventure, escapades, battles ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, puppy, animals, pitbull, lost dog, pets, adventure, best friends, pet dog, animal life, veteran, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
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The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, on the road, animal life, friends, hopes, survival, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
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Lone Wolf (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy finds a large wolf-like dog in the mountain and they befriend. The local peasants think that it may be a real wolf responsible for the sheep pestilence. They decide to kill the animal, but the boy is worried about it and he secretly provides ...
Plot: mountain, wolf, dog, winter, snow, forest, father, sheep, brother, rock, village, youth ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia
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Ace of Hearts (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace should be euthanized.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: police dog, false accusation, courtroom drama, pets, human animal relationship, police investigation, fighting the system, frame up, family life, family, legal, society ...
Time: contemporary
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, pow, nazi, prison, escape, prisoners of war, prison escape
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, boy and dog, friends, young heroes, escapades, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: alps, france
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The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, cave, underground, trapped, general, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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First to Fight (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack is the sole survivor of a Japanese attack on his squad at Guadalcanal. Because of his heroism and the fact that he is still alive, he becomes a Medal of Honor hero. He returns to train new recruits for the Marines and falls for a girl named ...
Plot: marriage, widow, world war two, medal of honor, cowardice, war hero, sergeant, japanese army, combat, u.s. marine corps
Time: year 1943
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The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: captivating, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, animal life, fish out of water, mistaken identity, escapades, on the run, survival, family, heroes, adventure, misfit, murder ...
Time: 70s
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, animals, dog, survival, friendship, family, rescue, youth, on the run, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, ireland
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Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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Style: sentimental, touching, breathtaking, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, survival, rescue, expedition, dog sled, adventure, pilot, pets, wilderness, snow, husky dog, scientist ...
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Place: antarctica, new zealand, pasadena california, oregon, washington d.c. ...
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Story: The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
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Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
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Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting, touching
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
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I'll Remember April (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
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Story: Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him.
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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Genre: Drama, Family, War
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Story: Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, sincere
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The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
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Duration: 123 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: family, animal life, chihuahua, adventure, dog, rescue, friendship, pets, getting home, lifestyle, on the road, police dog ...
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25%
Mr. Kingstreet's War (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
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